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things forward. i think it's really remarkable and i think we all now recognize with hurricane sandy, with the inclement weather and the winter we're having now that climate change and renewable power and local energy provision is paramount and we need to main ain and amplify that commitment as a city. i also continue to have my eye on the prize of the local build out and the promise of that because i think not only is the job opportunity great, and all kinds of implications around work force training and at the local level and diversify that source and needs to be local and hurricane sandy has shown us that. that if there were nor localized power 4,000 people wouldn't be out of power right now so i am supportive of moving forward as quickly as possible with the education and outreach that needs to happen. i also concur with president torres and this is organic and evolving and this financing piece is really an important discussion to have and i would welcome having that with the lafco to talk about if the possibility of local build out over this four year contract could reduce th
to recognize those impacted by hurricane sandy and mourn the lives loft from this disaster. of course the giants share a deep history with new york and our prayers go out to everyone on the east coast affected by this disaster and the red cross in those regions they really need our help everybody and we encourage you to donate for the relief fund at red cross .org and the giants players are going to make donations and the giants' organization is going to match the donations by the employers. just think everybody here today and 1 dollar from all of us. that can really help and donate at red cross .org and we thank you for your generosity. it was just two years ago that we captured the championship since moving to san francisco and i think we're happy we didn't have to wait until 52 years. [cheers and applause] we've got another trophy in this great city by the bay. [cheers and applause] so today giants fans once again you are all world champions and together we are giants, so we have a wonderful program planned for you today and i know you're anxious to get this started started and br
messages from other jurisdictions. we looked at what was used for hurricane sandy. the goal was to ensure clear and effective disaster
for examples of other messages from other jurisdictions. we looked at what was used for hurricane sandy. the goal was to ensure clear and effective disaster messaging to the public including the disability community. take a breath. several committee members have committed to do the above research and develop tax messaging samples for the committee to review at our next meeting. this concludes my ddpc report; i would like to remind members of the public and organizations that our group now meets the first friday of every other month; the next scheduled meeting is on january 4, 2013, 1-3:30 p.m. room 421 at city hall. we hope to see you there. >> chair: thank you very much. councilmember senhaux. our next item, report from the smpta, multi-motor accessibility advisory committee presented by councilmember wong. >> councilmember wong: today i will update the council and the public of two projects. podesta and accessible signals; -- provided information about pedestrian signals referred to as apc. special pedestrian pushbuttons at intersections to visually impaired, audible speech
and hurricane sandy being one of them. we're also seeing around the world real demographic changes in our country. there is accumulation of population under urban areas and we have to look at those areas where we meet the challenge of climate change so we have to look at promise of our cities. san francisco bay area is a city that has great resources to meet the challenges of global climate change. this program, the cleanpower sf program is what we have. it's our greatest tool to assure we're doing our part around climate change around the world, and this little area of the world can actually make a huge difference, and that's what we have to decide how we're going to implement over the next few months, but the major work that we have actually accomplished by green lighting this program to move forward. i want to also emphasize that while we're actually implementing a program addressing our part with climate change and creating the clean power program in san francisco we're meeting a program that meets the needs of the city, not just around clean energy but employment and if we're suc
and communities in the wake of hurricane sandy. this week we've seen a lot of weather around the east coast and also here in san francisco, and ironically it's been the week of the fire. so, i brought seven items raised to fire that pertains something towards the commission. one is two by the sea, west portola avenue. i know it's your neighborhood. took out that restaurant and also the dental building next to it. number two was two days ago, hurricane sandy burned over 200 homes in one single neighborhood. and other homes from natural gas coming out. number three was too bad to see, third and mission street where we have the bus hit by the giants finances. congratulations to the giants, but we don't want to see that as you guys touched on we don't want to see buses burning at third and mission street. we wouldn't like that for our cars or homes or outside of our businesses. number four, the most interesting project in san francisco, 474 o'farrell street, there was a fire several years ago and the same thing happened as we heard last week in 1995, drug dealers entered the basement of a buil
16 paid out [speaker not understood] for sandy reid through matt gonzalez who was representing her as -- >> thank you very much. next speaker. >>> victoria lewis, [speaker not understood]. 12 years ago -- >> please speak directly into the mic. >>> 12 years ago, [speaker not understood] appeared before the human rights commission. the exact date was thursday, march 2nd, and here's the copy of the agenda. [speaker not understood] the human rights commission to investigate discriminatory hiring practices and retaliation by local 16 business manager [speaker not understood]. the commissioner [speaker not understood] -- >> excuse me, ma'am. there is a rule in the board chamber that public comment is not used to discuss candidates or ballot initiatives. so, i would ask you to refrain from referring to mention of any candidates. >>> okay. [speaker not understood]. >> you can discuss the union but not any candidates. >>> [speaker not understood] for speaking out against local 16. he spoke on the record about making things right. 20 years later no one has had the courage to make this right.
to echo what sandy fewer talked about that we believe that we need to be talking about this as four levels of off-track; right? >> my boyler let me ask you a question to conclude your thought. >> thank you, so we just believe there needs to be intervention at every single level to make sure those students are back on-track. the last thing i want to say is that credit recovery and academic support to make sure students are successful is key. i know that the district and at the state level is dealing with huge amounts of budget crisis, but this has to be a priority. we're facing a crisis and honestly it will be an embarrassment if we don't address these numbers now. thank you. >> thank you very much. please come forward. >> good afternoon supervisors, commissioners. my name is jose luis mujila and i work with transitional youth and we advocate on behalf of 16-24-years-old in the city. i was born and raised here. i went it all public schools and graduated from balboa high school. but unfortunately, i graduated with very few people that i started out in 9th grade with, as i think a lot of o
back east where hurricane sandy has created a great stir for a lot of people. working in partnership with the hayes valley neighborhood association, the san francisco parks alliance, and the mayor's office of economic and work force development, hayes valley farm has been packing up planning and expecting to get a notice at the end of this year of this successfully interim use project. after a long wait, parcel member of the hayes valley neighborhood association finally seeing progress in the development of parcel p. but this is actually what would happen to the other part of the farm, parcel o, the half that isn't about to be built on. much like efforts to support rent control and bans on formula retail, we of hayes valley often stand alone when we strongly advocate for affordable housing in our neighborhood. parcel o is ultimately slated for affordable housing and i'm thrilled it is going to be family affordable housing. but until then, as i'm learning now, many people would like to see that to be an agriculture project until that time when that project breaks ground. not for a whi
commissioners, i know with vice president rachel norton, sandy -- stepped with us on the steps today for the cities to step up and support the most vulnerable high school students that are in danger of not graduating, i think about 1900 students as the chronicle stmed two days ago. but i am sensitive to supervisor campos' comments about the potential threats to the rainy day fund and imhoping with the week's continuance that we try to work on this issue. i know -- lee, one of the -- and sf usd has developed an action plan to make sure students have potential to meet a through g, csu requirements that we support as many people as we can with not only after school programs but on line and other types of supplemental support so that we maximize our support so we make sure students don't fall through the cracks and they could earn their diplomas for high school. i agree with supervisor olague that this is a issue about equity. it's about supporting not only african-american and latino high learner high school students as well and i think it's an important effort that we make a statement
, hurricane sandy burned over 200 homes in one single neighborhood. and other homes from natural gas coming out. number three was too bad to see, third and mission street where we have the bus hit by the giants finances. congratulations to the giants, but we don't want to see that as you guys touched on we don't want to see buses burning at third and mission street. we wouldn't like that for our cars or homes or outside of our businesses. number four, the most interesting project in san francisco, 474 o'farrell street, there was a fire several years ago and the same thing happened as we heard last week in 1995, drug dealers entered the basement of a building and the organization which owns it claimed they started a fire inside the building. another reason how this building is a liability. appreciate you guys listening. your support and the added pressure on this organization as we work to find arm any from discord there. and of course anyone who likes to read, we invite any of you guys to come out and see what's going on there from about 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 or 8:00 on wednesday nights. nu
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